The 2020 Kansas Association of Broadcast Awards announced this year’s student winners and KJHK walked away with seven awards! So here’s a list of all the station’s award-winning pieces compiled into a single article, enjoy!
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Honorable Mention – KJHK spring 2019 Station Promo – Coleman Connolly, Kyle Wernimont
In a video titled “What Does KJHK Mean to You?” students at the station recall their fondest memories at KJHK.
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Our talented Arts & Culture Department cleaned up here and placed in every available slot!
1st Place: B-Sides: Weyes Blood – Karsan Turner
For this episode of B-Sides, Karsan covers indie-folk artist Weyes Blood. From her experimental beginnings to her baroque pop she’s known for today, each of her four albums and numerous collaborations; the music of Natalie Mering has something for everyone to enjoy!
2nd Place: Watchin’ w/ Wyatt – Top 5 Horror Movies of 2019 – Wyatt Hall
In Episode 3 of Wyatt Hall’s series, Watchin’ w/ Wyatt, he breaks down the 5 best horror movies released this year. Since Halloween’s today you can use THIS podcast to get in the know on the scary movies you may have missed.
Honorable Mention: The History of Farmers’ Ball – Cami Koons
For more than 20 years, KJHK has put on an annual battle of the bands known as Farmer’s Ball. While the tradition is rich, the history has been lost. Cami was able to sit down with some KJHK alumni and figure out how this event came to be.
2nd: RCRLTPS (Rock Chalk Rally Live Tailgate Pregame Show) – Arman Alhosseini
KJHK Sports Director Arman Alhosseini captures the excitement leading up to KU’s 2019 Sunflower Showdown. Playing trivia games with the audience and conducting interviews; Arman entertains listeners before (arguably) KU Football’s biggest game.
Honorable Mention: Live@KJHK – Dakota Behrman, Coleman Connolly.
Live @ KJHK is a weekly show featuring live, in-studio performances and interviews with local and regional artists. All of which you can find here.
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1st: “The Christians” review- LFK stage stories – Chris Conde
Chris Conde recently previewed KU’s first play “The Christians” by interviewing cast members Noah Parker and Kieran Regan to preview the production. Chris is back to review “The Christians” and sat down with stage director Markus Potter and spoke with him about the challenges for directing KU’s first show.
Congratulations to everyone!